Veksler, Vladimir losifiovich
- (1907-66)Soviet nuclear physicist. Born in Zhitomir in the Ukraine, he worked as an apparatus assembler in a factory and later went to Moscow. His early research was in the field of X-rays, and in 1936 he was appointed to the Lebedev Institute of Physics in Moscow. Subsequently he became director of the high energy laboratory of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.